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Heyoka IPA - Half Acre Beer Company

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Ratings: 430
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.27%
Wants: 31
Gots: 51 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Heyoka is a western charged firecracker. We conjured the classics in Chinook and Amarillo then laid them on a bed of pale malt. This India Pale Ale shoots straight to the bitter edge before falling into a mellow haze. Deep gold and ready to travel into the distance. The Heyoka resides in the opposite and is said to use the wind as sticks to beat the drum of thunder.

2014 GABF Silver Medalist (American-Style India Pale Ale)

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-15-2013)
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4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A- bright golden orange with the slightest haze. Off white head that starts nice and fluffy and fades over about ten minutes.

S- nice and fruity, some more grassy and piney lingering notes after a direct waft.

T- definitely the high point here. Super resiny, sticky hop bitterness follows a juicy, citrus front. very solid slightly bready malt to back.

M- lingering stickiness, light boozy warmth. Leaves a crisp fruity aftertaste, like citrus rind.

O- well balanced and very tasty. Solid offering from an excellent chicago brewery. I prefer most of their offerings to revolution. Put this by anicca and daisy cutter.

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Pour into a pilsner glass that yields a healthy two inch head that lasts a time, time and a half. Cloudy pale yellow. Best lacing I've seen in awhile.

Citrus, hoppy, piney, grassy earthy aromas. Sweet malt.

Hoppy bitter onrush. Citrus and pine flavours. Malt sweetness balances this. Grapefruit rind and Sugar Smacks cereal. Dankness ensues.

Medium body and finishes dry.

Its like Half Acre is setting the standard for IPAs. Truly a classic nailed. A lot of hop/malt structure with dankness. Nice to see a local attainable brew from a brewery with a lot of success. Can we expect Heydoka Dos in the near future? Tremendously tremendous!

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Heyoka IPA from Half Acre Beer Company
94 out of 100 based on 430 ratings.